Bernard F. Avery

NEW HAMPTON - Bernard Fred Avery, 65, of West Shore Road, died Nov. 22, 2012, at his home after a battle with cancer.

Born in Plymouth on Sept. 18, 1947, he was the son of Bernard F. and Christine (Lagill) Avery.

Fred is survived by his wife of 44 years, Leslie K. (Homer) Avery; sons Jason Avery and his wife, Tara, of Hill, Eric Avery and his wife, Natazché, of New Hampton; grandchildren Ryan, Madison, Sam, Joshua, Jeffrey and granddaughter Piper; sisters Gloria Cheever of Exeter, Marie Reed and her husband, Leland, of Florida, Linda Hoyt of Plymouth, Kathy Bottemly and her husband, Art, of Tacoma, Wash.; several nieces and nephews.


services: Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, Routes 3 and 104, Meredith, on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Grace Baptist Church, Railroad Square, Plymouth, on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Justin Weberg, pastor, will officiate. Private burial will be held in the Oakland Cemetery, Meredith Center.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114, or the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, One Medical Drive, Lebanon 03756.

For more information and to sign Fred's book of memories, go to

Funeral Home

Stockbridge Funeral Home
141 Epping Road Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 772-0400

Published in Union Leader on Nov. 25, 2012